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'Transformer' Plane Splits Into 3 When Under Attack

It's still in the concept stages for now

(Newser) - If Tom Cruise made a movie that somehow merged his roles in Top Gun, Mission Impossible, and Minority Report, this would be the aircraft he’d be flying. Defense and aerospace company BAE Systems has posted a YouTube video of the “Transformer,” a sophisticated concept plane that’s... More »

SUV Convenience Feature Is Fatal for US Agent

Doors unlocked on Jaime Zapata's $160K armored Chevy Suburban

(Newser) - US special agent Jaime Zapata was killed last year in Mexico while he was inside a state-of-the-art, $160,000 armored Chevy Suburban. So why didn't it save him? Because when he threw the car into park, the doors automatically unlocked, the Washington Post reports. This convenience feature, which makes... More »

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